IMPORTANT: For short term changes/cancellations concerning counseling at the StuRa offices please always pay attention to the information on the main page.

Problems with BAföG, financial worries, studying with a child, work disruption, family problems, legal matters, exam modalities etc. - The StuRa is there to help!

All counseling sessions take place in the counseling room S001 of the StuRa (main campus, Universitätsstraße 1), except for the BAföG counseling, which is located 4 rooms away in room S011.

Social Counseling

Counseling on questions of student financing and application for financial support for students in emergency situations.

Phone: 0173 261 7276


Psychosocial Counseling

Are you carrying a personal problem around with you or are you in a crisis situation, but don’t want to talk about it with friends? Then come to the consultation hours of the psychosocial counseling.

Phone: 0152 245 31769


BAföG counseling

BAföG counseling and the compatibility with change of study program, stay abroad, late intermediate examination or exceeding the standard period of study.

Ina Schulz - our permanent employee - is available to advise you.

Telephone: 0341 97 37851


In case of rent disputes, criminal cases or examination law, the StuRa’s legal advice is at your disposal.


Rent advice

All peopleare encouraged to come by or to contact by mail when faced with legal questions, for exchange of experiences, with concrete or vague concerns in matters of housing and rent:


Initial Labor Law Counseling

You are employed and have questions about health insurance, taxes or want to quit your job? You are not sure about your vacation entitlement or if your salary is correct? Do you want to start an internship or do you see problems with your employment contract? DGB Campus Office is an initial consultation on labor and social security law and offers you tips and information on your questions.


In addition, the following units also offer advice (individual appointments can be made by email):

Counseling RAS

If you have questions regarding studies, residence permit or visa, admission to studies, student dormitory, general questions about the city of Leipzig or any other concerns you would like to share with us, you can come to the office in person or just send us an email and we will try to help you as best as we can.


Consultation Inclusion

Advice on accessibility in studies / studying with chronic illness or so-called disabilities. Help with compensation for disadvantages.


Advice on teaching and studying

Advice on problems in study and examination matters (for all students except for those studying to become a teacher. See “Teacher Advisory Service”).


Student Teacher Advisory Service

You have problems in your teaching studies, stress with a lecturer or a completely different question? Just write a short mail with your request.


Advice on Equality and Life Policy

The Equality and Life Policy Unit (RGL) offers open counseling for all interested and affected persons on the topic of gender(-justice), sexism, feminism and dealing with discriminatory structures.